The Government Resources Section promotes state-wide cooperation among library employees working with all types of government documents, provides opportunities for continuing education and idea sharing, supports all levels of government in making their public documents readily available to all types of libraries, and seeks to fulfill the objectives of the North Carolina Library Association.
Conference Registration is open! Multiple sections, including GRS, are offering student scholarships. The form for students to apply is here: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=9Vzhc7tdr0aoYnU5FiadcxbKa0juMW9ElP7N5FGfnRBUN09ZWFVTMDc0QkJGNUlRT1ZHTktLTzRONC4u
Scholarships cover the cost of registration. Applications are open until July 14 at 11:59pm.
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Randall Library, UNC-Wilmington
Documents and Links
Past Webinars and Meetings:
(Help! webinars are on a separate page)
GRS Summer 2022 Meeting, June 10, 2022
Friday, June 10th, 2022 10:00-4:00 p.m. at the Friday Center, UNC-CH
GRS Spring 2022 Meeting, April 5, 2022
Nathan Saunders and Elisabeth Garner present on an online learning module, "Government Documents: An Introduction for Teachers".
GRS Spring 2021 Meeting, April 28, 2021
Renée Boseman (UNC) and Trillian Hosticka (UVA) present about Regional (State) Depository sharing. They discuss the shared North Carolina Virginia Regional agreement and the updates they have to the agreement.
Census Resources + Data: Government & Business Perspectives Webinar, June 16, 2020
This webinar includes guest speakers who will be discussing recent changes to Census.gov and the Economic Census. This webinar is for you whether you are new to Census.gov and the Economic Census or you are an expert. We will be looking at the basics and taking a deeper dive into the topics. Michele Hayslett, Librarian for Numeric Data Services and Data Management at UNC at Chapel Hill, will compare and contrast several sources for Census data, including the new data.census.gov; the National Historical GIS (NHGIS) from the Minnesota Population Center; and Social Explorer (a commercial database). She will guide participants through several demonstration searches and then take questions. Jennifer Boettcher, Business Information Consultant of Georgetown University, will provide a next level look into the Economic Census. For context, interested participants are highly recommended to check out her previous talk, Industry Research Using the Economic Census, as her presentation will build off that content. Jennifer will also provide an overview of additional business sources from the Census Bureau which can be used to supplement the Economic Census.
2019 NCLA Biennial Conference - GRS Sponsored Presentation Slides:
Two birds one stone: Supporting data literacy and encouraging civic engagement using framework-inspired library programming with Megan Carlton and Jo Klein2020 Census – Counting on Libraries
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